|Apr. 16 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET16:02 GMT12:02 AM 北京时间9:02 AM MST11:02 AM EST20:02 UAE12:02 ET - Grigorenko is back in Buffalo after the rookie first-round draft pick completed his junior season in Quebec.
Analysis: Grigorenko practiced with the Sabres on Tuesday after being formally added to their roster. The Russian-born player opened the season in Buffalo before heading to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League on March 15. Interim coach Ron Rolston wants to see Grigorenko in practice because the Sabres haven't ruled out demoting the 18-year-old to AHL Rochester.
|Jan. 19 9:22 AM PT10:22 AM MT11:22 AM CT12:22 PM ET17:22 GMT1:22 AM 北京时间10:22 AM MST12:22 PM EST21:22 UAE12:22 ET - Grigorenko, the Sabres' first-round draft pick last summer, has made Buffalo's active roster.
Analysis: Grigorenko, 18, has been skating on a line with veterans Steve Ott and Ville Leino all week after posting 29 goals in 33 games in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League during the NHL Lockout. With Buffalo forwards Nathan Gerbe and Cody McCormick headed to injured reserve, a spot was open on the 23-man roster for the youngster.
|July 18 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET22:35 GMT6:35 AM 北京时间3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST2:35 UAE (+1)18:35 ET - The Sabres signed Grigorenko, to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Analysis: Grigorenko was selected No. 12 overall, and was the third-ranked North American skater and top North American center on NHL Central Scouting's final rankings. A native of Khabarovsk, Russia, Grigorenko is Buffalo's highest forward selection since Thomas Vanek was the No. 5 overall choice in 2003. In 2011-12, Grigorenko had 40 goals and 85 points in his first Quebec Major Junior Hockey League season.